Thanks to WRW/MSS friends, volunteers ! Your donation had overflowed our store room into three rooms. On Feb'11th, Saturday, volunteers came to help move small furnitures, household items to a storage shipping container on Ellsworth. All other items (winter jackets, quilts, linens, children clothes, toys, Kitchen items, Hygiene items were sorted and boxed.
Congratulations to Washtenaw Refugee Welcome (WRW) ! Now "Bags for Change" partner of Lucky's Market. Bring your reusable bag when you shop & support us !
WRW, The Neutral Zone, and 826 Michigan-all three will be partners in next quarter, bring your reusable bag to shop, as you shop, you support these three great organizations !
Shop at Lucky's Market Ann Arbor (corner of East Stadium and South Industrial) during February and March. Lucky's market will make a contribution to help WRW assist New Americans establish their new lives in Washtenaw county.
visit http://www.lucky'scommunityproject.com & www.washtenawrefugeewelcome.org
Donated items Sorting Party !
On Nov. 14th, about twenty WRW volunteers showed up Saturday morning at Islamic Center of Ann Arbor to sort donated items, pack them in boxes and then transfer them to "Welcome Home Refugee Store". This store will hold items for refugee families to be picked up by appointment only.
MSS and WRW volunteers connect with families willing to donate and deliver them personally to refugee families. For large furniture items (dining table, chairs, bed, and sofas), a shipping container located on Ellsworth Rd. is used for pick up and delivery by appointment only.
Washtenaw County Faith Communities on Foster care presents "Winter Respite Day" on Saturday, December 10
This weekend, December 10, Saturday, "Winter Respite Day" for foster Children event will take place at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 4205 washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48108 from 11 am -3pm. Muslim Social Services, as a partner organization will be present with volunteers and donations to show our commitment to our faith through the care and love that we will put into this day.
Children from 0-18 will be provided lunch, games, crafts, open gym, book giveaways and awesome live animal demonstration with staff from the Leslie Science Center while parents are free to shop / take a break. Foster families in our community are invited to this event.
Monday, October 3, 2016 7:00-9:00 pm Zion Lutheran Church-1501 W Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48103 Upstairs in the Gathering Room.
Come learn about opportunities to serve, get signed up, even receive your orientation!
If your heart has been moved by this crisis, come and turn your goodwill into action.
New volunteers from MSS, sign up (online, go under volunteer, complete volunteer form and submit) You will be contacted quickly.
We are seeking volunteers in following categories: (1) Transportation (2) Collect & sort donated items (3) Pro Bono Services (4) Hospitality & Social mentoring (5) Communication & Social Media
We partner wit Jewish Family Services (JFS), Washtenaw Refugee Welcome (WRW), Samaritas, and Habitat of Humanity, to welcome and help resettle new refugees in our community.
Please visit this website for updates if you want to help us as donors and/or volunteers. We announce the needs as families arrive.
"Keep Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley in your thoughts and prayers. Give. Each home we renovate costs approximately $150,000 to build. We can't do it with volunteers alone. You can help us build by making a donation online at https://app.mobilecause.com/vf/InterfaithBuild or text INTERFAITHBUILD to 71777 Spread the Word. We are renovating a home that will be sold to a deserving Share our message on social media. Or visit our Facebook page at facebook.com/huronvalleyhabitat and like us today!"
After Ramadan, child development monthly educational series resumes this Saturday, July 16, Saturday, 4 pm -5pm at Islamic Center of Ann Arbor, Multipurpose room. The series is offered by Dr. Ahmad Zubairi, MD (Psychiatrist).
July 16th : Elementary and Middle school years
August 6th: Adolescence, young adulthood
For women ages 21 to 64 who are uninsured and low income, please mark your calendar !
What : Free Cancer Screenings and Community Health Education
When: Saturday, March 12, 2016, Screening 8a.m.- 3p.m.
Health Education, 9a.m.-3p.m.
Where: Women's Health Center, 5320 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti, MI 48197 (Campus of St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor
Registration Required: To schedule, call 734-712-7881
Are you interested to understand different stages of child development?
As parents or future parents, how biology of child development requires adjustment in parenting. Many different areas of development will be discussed including cognitive, psychological and social development. It's based on studies with scientific evidence.
Please join us at Islamic Center of Ann Arbor.
Lecture series will be on Saturdays 4-5PM, Islamic Center of Ann Arbor.
The monthly series will start with MCA hosted community dinner on March 12, after Maghrib prayer(6:40 PM) followed by lecture on "Child development and Parenting" by Ahmad Zubair (after Isha, 8p.m.)
Mark your calendar!
Elementary and middle school years
August 6 th
& wrap up discussion.
Please RSVP by email (firstname.lastname@example.org or call 734-206-2239, so that we can make arrangements accordingly, parents both father and mother are encouraged to participate.
Muslim Social Services